Definition of sagamore in English:

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sagamore

Pronunciation: /ˈsaɡəmɔː/

noun

(Among some American Indian peoples) a chief; a sachem.
Example sentences
  • Foot by foot, they were driven back from the shores, until I, that am a chief and a Sagamore, have never seen the sun shine but through the trees, and have never visited the graves of my fathers.

Origin

Eastern Abnaki.

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